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Chinese National Sentenced to Prison for Conspiracy to Steal Trade Secrets

Mo Hailong, a/k/a Robert Mo, 46, a Chinese national, was sentenced to 36 months in prison for conspiracy to steal trade secrets. Mo Hailong was also ordered to serve three years of supervised release following his term of imprisonment and was ordered to pay restitution in an amount to be determined at a later date. […]

Gov. Branstad joins letter from 7 Midwestern Governors in sending letter to EPA Administrator McCarthy

Governors of ethanol-producing states collectively join together urging elimination of regulatory hurdle to expand opportunities for E15 and mid-level ethanol blends (DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad, along with Gov. Mark Dayton (D-MN), Gov. Jack Dalrymple (R-ND), Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R-SD), Gov. Pete Ricketts (R-NE), Gov. Sam Brownback (R-KS) and Gov. Jay Nixon (D-MO) today […]

How “Stop Trump” Failed To Halt The Republican Front-runner

By Michelle Conlin and Steve Holland (Reuters) – Republican John Hammond III had made no secret of his distaste for Donald Trump and his desire to halt his march to the party’s presidential nomination, telling the Indianapolis Star newspaper in March that the mogul was “unfit” to lead the country. But the Republican National Committee […]

AMERICAN EGG BOARD EXPANDS SUPPORT OF WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL

Park Ridge, Ill. (March 28, 2016) – This morning, the American Egg Board (AEB) kicked off expanded support of the White House Easter Egg Roll by presenting First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama with the 39th annual Commemorative Egg. AEB Chairman Blair Van Zetten and President and CEO Anne L. Alonzo made the presentation […]

Iowa Caucus Enjoys Record Turnout

Oskaloosa, Iowa – People across Iowa met in small meeting rooms, county shops and school lunch rooms in order to make the nation’s first official vote in the race for the White House in 2016. Surrogates for each candidate took the opportunity to talk about their candidate of choice. Neighbors spoke about their choices in […]

Statement from Secretary of State Paul Pate Regarding Misleading Mailer from Cruz for President Campaign

DES MOINES – “Today I was shown a piece of literature from the Cruz for President campaign that misrepresents the role of my office, and worse, misrepresents Iowa election law. Accusing citizens of Iowa of a “voting violation” based on Iowa Caucus participation, or lack thereof, is false representation of an official act. There is […]

President Obama State of the Union Address 2016

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Tonight marks the eighth year I’ve come here to report on the State of the Union. And for this final one, I’m going to try to make it shorter. I know some of you are antsy to get back to Iowa. I also understand […]

POWERBALL® JACKPOT CLIMBS EVEN FURTHER INTO WORLD-RECORD TERRITORY

Initial estimates for Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot have been raised again, with the prize currently set at a world-record $1.5 billion annuity, $930 million cash option. And with strong sales in Iowa and across the country, it is possible that the final jackpot amount could be even higher than this latest estimate heading into the drawing. […]

GOP Candidates Work To Separate Themselves

Des Moines- 10 Republican candidates for President spoke to a packed house for the 1st annual Iowa GOP’s Growth and Opportunity Party Saturday. Candidates each had roughly 15 minutes to make their case to the nearly 2,000 persons in attendance. Rand Paul- Senator Paul began his talk by speaking about about excessive spending. “We have […]

Dallas Cowboys to Feature Musco’s LED Lighting System at AT&T Stadium

ARLINGTON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Dallas Cowboys unveiled a new state-of-the-art LED lighting system provided by Musco Lighting in their home opener on September 13. The new lighting system was showcased on primetime television in football season’s return this past Sunday night. As one of the largest NFL venues, AT&T Stadium opened in 2009 as the […]

   

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